About Our Performers

Artists Performing in Monteverdi's Orfeo


Stephen Stubbs

Stephen Stubbs, who won the GRAMMY® Award as conductor for Best Opera Recording in 2015, spent a 30-year career in Europe. He returned to his native Seattle in 2006 as one of the world’s most respected lutenists, conductors, and baroque opera specialists and in 2014 was awarded the Mayor’s Arts Award for ‘Raising the Bar’ in Seattle. Before his return, he was based in Bremen, Germany, where he was Professor at the Hochschule für Künste. ... Read More

Aaron Sheehan

Grammy Award-Winning Tenor Aaron Sheehan has established himself as a first-rate singer in many styles ranging from oratorio and chamber music, to the opera stage. He regularly performs in the United States, South America and Europe. He sang the title role in Boston Early Music Festival's recording of Charpentier's La Descente d'Orphée aux Enfers, which won Best Opera Recording at the 2015 Grammy Awards. Known especially for his Baroque interpretations ... Read More

Nola Richardson

Soprano Nola Richardson is rapidly making her mark as an "especially impressive" (The New York Times) young soloist and has been praised by the Washington Post for her "astonishing balance and accuracy,” “crystalline diction” and “natural-sounding ease.” Her wide repertoire spans from music of the medieval period to several world premieres, and she performs frequently throughout the United States. Some highlights of her current and past seasons ... Read More

Danielle Sampson

Soprano Danielle Sampson is an avid performer of baroque, classical, and contemporary music. She is known for her “youthful and light timbre” (Classical Voice North America) and “a compassionate calm and a warm, glowing tone” (Boston Globe)... Read More

Matthew Treviño

Hailed as “ a bass of rare talent” (San Francisco Chronicle) possessing a ”mellifluous bass that is at once robust and gentle” (Opera Magazine), American bass Matthew Treviño is captivating audiences through his work in opera, theater, and the recording arts... Read More

Daniel Moody

Countertenor Daniel Moody has garnered widespread acclaim for his commanding yet expressive vocal timbre and his breathtaking musicianship. Praised as having a “vocal resonance, [which] makes a profoundly startling impression” (The New York Times) and for his “vivid and powerful” voice (The Boston Musical Intelligencer), Mr. Moody is equally known for his “sweet and melancholy sound” (The Washington Post) and ability to “pierce hearts” and ... Read More

Kathryn Radakovich

Noted as a "very expressive soprano" (Opus Colorado), Kathryn Radakovich enjoys a varied career performing works from the modern, classical, baroque, and jazz idioms. Since arriving in Denver in 2013, Kathryn has become a mainstay in Colorado's diverse arts scene. She is a familiar soloist with area ensembles, including the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado, ... Read More

Steven Soph

A “superb vocal soloist” (The Washington Post) with “impressive clarity and color” (The New York Times), tenor Steven Soph performs concert repertoire spanning the Renaissance to modern day. In the 2018-2019 season, Steven makes his Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra debut in a program of Bach, Monteverdi, Purcell, and Vivaldi, led by Patrick Dupré Quigley. Steven also makes his New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Variant 6, and Bourbon Baroque debuts in Handel's Messiah ... Read More

Joseph Gaines

For 2018-19, upcoming projects for tenor Joseph Gaines include The Revelers Project in summer 2018 in New York City; the Swan in CARMINA BURANA with The Larimer Chorale; tenor soloist with Seicento Baroque Ensemble (Colorado); Kaspar in AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS with On Site Opera (NYC); Monostatos in THE MAGIC FLUTE with Utah Opera; The Evangelist in Bach’s St. John Passion with Resonance Works Pittsburgh; ... Read More

Adam Ewing

Lyric baritone Adam Ewing is an Affiliate Professor of Voice at Regis University. He made his operatic debut as Major General Stanley in The Pirates of Penzance with Loveland Opera, and his orchestral debut as the lead of the barbershop quartet in The Music Man with the Colorado Symphony. Ewing has appeared as Bernardo and Officer Krupke (West Side Story), the Kaiser (Der Kaiser von Atlantis) ... Read More